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Professional Development

A-TRAIN

A-TRAIN is a learning resource for professionals who protect the public’s health.
 
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The following Breast Cancer Modules are available through A-TRAIN 

  • Breast Cancer Module I:   Breast Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology (1045161)
  • Breast Cancer Module II:  Health History and Clinical Breast Examination (1045164)
  • Breast Cancer Module III: Workup of Abnormal Clinical Findings (1045165)
  • Breast Cancer Module IV:  Follow-up of Abnormal Imaging Findings (1045167)
  • Breast Cancer Module V:   Risk Management (104516)

The following Cervical Cancer Modules are available through A-TRAIN

  • BreastCare Cervical Cancer Module I:  Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology (1045271)
  • BreastCare Cervical Cancer Module II (1045272)
  • BreastCare Cervical Cancer Module III (1045273)

For additional information, contact BreastCare's Professional Development at 501-661-2018.
Arkansas Department of Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Arkansas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The planning committee and faculty attest that NO relevant financial, professional or personal conflict of interest exists, nor was sponsorship of commercial support obtained, in the preparation or presentation of this educational activity.

All Continuing Nursing Education credits related to this module will expire on 3/31/2016.

Focus Under Forty CME Courses

Focus Under Forty CME Courses include cancer care, supportive care, role of the primary care provider, survivorship, diagnosis, treatment, fertility preservation issues for males and females, clinical trials, melanoma, breast cancer, and Hodgkin lymphoma.

“Since 2009, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Conquer Cancer Foundation, and the LIVESTRONG Foundation, utilizing partial funding from a CDC grant, have partnered to develop and offer Focus Under Forty<http://university.asco.org/focus-under-forty>, an education curriculum for healthcare professionals. This curriculum series (currently 11 courses) is designed to build awareness of and provide training to address the challenges and unique issues involved in treating adolescent and young adults (AYAs ages 15-39) who have been diagnosed with cancer. Courses are offered free, online through ASCO University<http://university.asco.org/focus-under-forty> and through free podcasts on iTunes University<https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/focus-under-forty-podcasts/id587579465?mt=10>.”

NOEP Video CE Courses

Advancing Care: Cancer in Hispanic/Latino Populations<http://www.noep.org/nursing-cne/preview/56-advancing-care-cancer-in-hispanic-latino-populations> is a 1-contact hour accredited CE video course about cancer issues experienced in the Hispanic/Latino population.

Nurse.com CE Courses for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals

During 2013 (mid-February through mid-August), the LIVESTRONG Foundation is sponsoring 10 free, accredited CE courses in partnership with Nurse.com. The CE initiative, Become the Bridge that Unites Patients and Survival<http://topics.nurse.com/livestrong/>, addresses disparities in cancer care that affect access and quality of care across different populations. This series of free, accredited (8 captured webinars and two print) CE courses is designed to help nurses learn about healthcare disparities, the populations most at risk and what they can do to help close the gap.

BreastCare Provider Conference

See links below for presentations from the BreastCare Provider Conference held at UAMS on April 5, 2013.

Downloads
Cervical Cancer Screening by Nancy Andrews Collins, MD, MBA, FACOG
Post-Menopausal Bleeding Management by Alexander Burnett, MD
BreastCare Provider Procedural Update
A Review of Breast Mass by Jerri Fant, MD, FACS
Breast Imaging – What Happens Next When You Find a Cyst? by Sharp F. Malak, MD, MPH
Changes in Healthcare Delivery by Kevin Ryan, JD, MA, RN

National Program of Cancer Registries Education and Training Series

CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) Education and Training Series (NETS) is a series of educational modules intended to be used by state trainers to educate central cancer registry staff and reporters. NETS consists of 11 modules; NPCR has published the first five online. The remaining six will be published online as they become available.

The five available modules are:

  1. Building a Quality Presentation
    This three-part module is designed for education coordinators within the central registries and helps trainers identify what training is needed, improve training methods, build presentations using Microsoft® PowerPoint 2003, and develop exercises.
  2. Abstracting for the Beginner
    This three-part module for beginning reporters explains why cancer data is collected, how information flows from the facility level to the national level, and how to maintain the confidentiality of health data, perform casefinding, and complete the electronic cancer reporting form.
  3. Quality Control for Central Registries
    This module has nine parts: five that provide an overview of total quality management and continuous quality improvement, and four separate stand-alone parts for audits, reliability studies, and data quality management reports.
  4. Validating Data with Text
    This module provides instructions for reporters on the importance of text to validate coded data, how to record text, and what text to include. The exercises help students determine necessary text.
  5. Head and Neck Malignancies
    The head and neck cancer advanced abstracting module consists of three parts: Overview (incidence and multiple primary rules), Putting the Pieces Together, and Treatment and Survival.

Self-Study Modules for Primary Care Clinicians and Nurses

For additional information, contact BreastCare's Professional Development at 501-661-2018.
Arkansas Department of Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Arkansas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The planning committee and faculty attest that NO relevant financial, professional or personal conflict of interest exists, nor was sponsorship of commercial support obtained, in the preparation or presentation of this educational activity.

All Continuing Nursing Education credits related to this module will expire on 3/31/2016.

Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers

The National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center has developed a cancer survivorship educational program. The Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers is a free continuing education program for primary care providers (PCP) who provide services to cancer survivors. Modules include, survivorship care, role of PCP, and late effects of cancer and its treatments. To access this training go to https://cancersurvivorshipcentereducation.org/

CME/CE Links

Click on the links below to take advantage of quick, informative CME opportunities related to breast and cervical cancer.